Category Archives: Guest contributors

‘We Have Decided to Bomb Syria,’ by Hannah Larrabee

By Hannah Larrabee

I felt alone the same day

Anthony Shadid died
on horseback, his clenched lungs

echoed now in the broken wombs
of cities

crumbled stone
bonework and ash

it is a faraway ache like a dream

think of how comfortably we … Continue reading

The Murder of Mavis Bankes (Part One)

By Roxanne Dent

Chapter One:“Ivy Sings the Blues”

New York City, 1928

I poured a second cup of java and glanced out the tall windows of my third-floor walkup on St. Luke’s Place. Below people rushed to work. The sound … Continue reading

‘Disgrace,’ poem in translation by TS Hidalgo

Disgrace
By TS Hidalgo 

Violentos ángeles de Caravaggio
(unos locos y, contra Lucy Lurie, su arrebato apabullante:
silencio austero sobre el lomo arqueado del relámpago);
interpretación muy sui géneris, acaso lisérgica,
de la Gracia:
han empleado su fuerza para someterla.
Bienvenidos a la pantallaborrosa de un cine X.
Un … Continue reading